Catherine Howe

Seven great learning points from the Networked Councillor pilot programme

Late last year we finished our pilot programme for Networked Councillor, where we worked with different councils to develop the thinking and skills that they would need to be effective in a digital, networked world. With us now looking forward to a set of new programmes (more about this soon!) we thought we’d share some ...

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If you’re going to #localgovcamp then you should know about #networkedcllr

This weekend many of our friends will be going to Local Gov Camp, the brilliant unconference for local government folk and beyond. It's going to be fun - and there will be some really interesting conversations that we'll be joining (our very own Catherine Howe and Dave Eaton will be there). With, we think, a general ...

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Catherine at LGComms Academy – Beyond communications: engagement through to democracy

We'll be at LGComms Academy on Wednesday for what should be a really interesting meeting of local and central government people who work in communications. What we'll be doing We're hoping that we'll be able to spice things up a bit in Catherine's breakout session at 2 pm, entitled: Beyond communications engagement through to democracy, where she ...

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The usergroup in June: community channels and other exciting ideas

Our next usergroup will be in London on the 19th of June - and will feature an afternoon session on increasing engagement by showing additional outside video content in your webcast. The afternoon session will be really interesting, as we'll be looking at how the new digital webcasting equipment can accommodate external input. This will allow separate videos to ...

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My first month at Public-i

Before my first day at Public-i, I was excited but also a little bit overwhelmed. Here I am, a journalism graduate, about to dive into something slightly more technical than what I was used to. I knew my nervous state was unnecessary, mainly because when I thought about it, this wasn’t unfamiliar territory at all. ...

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